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Obstacle Course
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
United Way would like to recognize the following people and organizations who helped with the Splash Bash Festival: The United States Army Corps of Engineers at Mississinewa Reservoir, Peru City Board of Works, Peru Fire Department, Peru Police Department, Peru Utilities, K&B BBQ, Kathy and…
Regatta Race
Saturday, August 27, 2022
Please call the United Way office at 765-473-4240 to participate in this year's Splash Bash Festival Regatta Race on August 27, 2022. Races start on the Wayne Street Bridge, from noon until 2:00 pm. Depending on the raft, paddle, and water level, time on the water will vary. All proceeds of this…
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Splash Bash Festival starts the day at Wayne Street Bridge, launching homemade raft and kayak races scheduled to begin at noon and continue till 2:00 pm. Next, the Splash Bash Ducky Drop drops at Broadway at 3:00 pm. In addition to the racing, a full schedule of events, including activities for…
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Festival of Trees and Gingerbread Village runs from November to December 4. Drawing will take place on December 4 at the craft show at Riverview Event Center. All the proceeds will go toward the Lasting Legacy, a 1:1 matching grant for homeless and United Way initiatives. Riverview Event Center…
Thursday, May 5, 2022
For more than 65 years, the United Way of Miami County has been working to make Miami County a great place to live and work. But homelessness is a growing issue in Miami County, especially in Peru. United Way is one of several service providers. We strive to alleviate the grip of homelessness on…
Monday, December 13, 2021
December 9, 2021 City of Peru sees 3rd sharps kiosk placed Miami County, IN.-Things got even safer around Miami County after the Miami County Works Collaborative installed the third syringe drop-off kiosk designed with the safe disposal of hypodermic needles in mind. The “Prevent Pricks” program…